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Sudan Declares Three Month State Of Emergency After Floods Kill

Sudan on Saturday, September 5, 2020, declared a three-month national state of emergency after record-breaking torrential floods that cost 99 lives. “A nationwide three-month state of emergency has been announced as Sudan is considered a natural disaster zone,” the interior ministry said on social media. Floods caused by more than a month of heavy rains […]

87 Nigerians Evacuated From Sudan

Eighty-seven Nigerians have arrived in Abuja from Sudan. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle on Saturday, August 8, 2020, adding that the Air Sudan flight conveyed the returnees. According to the agency, the flight landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 09:15 am. The returnees […]

Nile Dam Dispute Spills Onto Social Media

As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa’s mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway. For nearly a decade, multiple rounds of talks between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have failed to produce a deal over the […]